The imposition of aggressive anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese-made medium truck tires arguably has been the most significant development to hit the domestic retreading industry in many years, and the impact of those actions is something that the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) is monitoring closely.
How Truck Tire Retreading Has Changed
Kevin Rohlwing has been in the tire industry for 37 years and has seen a massive shift in retread technology. Gone are the days of technicians eye-balling the tread on the casing. But he says the retread revolution is far from over.